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HOUSE OF COMMONS OF CANADA
42nd PARLIAMENT, 1st SESSION

Journals

No. 162

Friday, April 7, 2017

10:00 a.m.



The Acting Clerk informed the House of the unavoidable absence of the Speaker.

Whereupon, Mr. Rota (Nipissing—Timiskaming), Assistant Deputy Speaker and Assistant Deputy Chair of Committees of the Whole, took the Chair, pursuant to Standing Order 8.

Prayer
Statements By Members

Pursuant to Standing Order 31, Members made statements.

Oral Questions

Pursuant to Standing Order 30(5), the House proceeded to Oral Questions.

Daily Routine Of Business

Tabling of Documents

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(2), Mr. Lamoureux (Parliamentary Secretary to the Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) laid upon the Table, — Government responses, pursuant to Standing Order 36(8), to the following petitions:

— No. 421-01165 concerning tax rebates. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-142-01;

— No. 421-01167 concerning the income tax system. — Sessional Paper No. 8545-421-54-03.


Ms. Duncan (Minister of Science) laid upon the Table, — Notice of a Ways and Means motion to implement certain provisions of the budget tabled in Parliament on March 22, 2017 and other measures. (Ways and Means No. 14) — Sessional Paper No. 8570-421-14.

Pursuant to Standing Order 83(2), at the request of Ms. Duncan (Minister of Science), an Order of the Day was designated for the consideration of this Ways and Means motion.


Statements by Ministers

Pursuant to Standing Order 33(1), Mr. Sajjan (Minister of National Defence) made a statement.


Presenting Petitions

Pursuant to Standing Order 36, petitions certified by the Clerk of Petitions were presented as follows:

— by Ms. Brosseau (Berthier—Maskinongé), two concerning trucking and truckers (Nos. 421-01258 and 421-01259).

Private Members' Business

At 1:44 p.m., pursuant to Standing Order 30(7), the House proceeded to the consideration of Private Members' Business.

The House resumed consideration of the motion of Mr. Massé (Avignon—La Mitis—Matane—Matapédia), seconded by Mr. Graham (Laurentides—Labelle), — That, in the opinion of the House, the government should: (a) adopt regulations on formaldehyde emissions for composite wood products intended for indoor use that are sold, provided, or supplied for sale in Canada; and (b) ensure that these regulations are similar to US Environmental Protection Agency regulations enforcing the formaldehyde emissions standards in the US Toxic Substances Control Act Title VI in order to protect the health of Canadians who use these products. (Private Members' Business M-102)

The debate continued.

The question was put on the motion and, pursuant to Order made Monday, April 3, 2017, the recorded division was deferred until Wednesday, May 3, 2017, immediately before the time provided for Private Members' Business.

Returns and Reports Deposited with the Acting Clerk of the House

Pursuant to Standing Order 32(1), papers deposited with the Acting Clerk of the House were laid upon the Table as follows:

— by Mr. Bains (Minister of Innovation, Science and Economic Development) — Report of the Canadian Intellectual Property Office for the fiscal year ended March 31, 2016, pursuant to the Patent Act, R.S. 1985, c. P-4, s. 26. — Sessional Paper No. 8560-421-330-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Industry, Science and Technology)

— by Ms. Chagger (Leader of the Government in the House of Commons) — Orders in Council approving certain appointments made by the Governor General in Council, pursuant to Standing Order 110(1), as follows:

— P.C. 2017-179, P.C. 2017-226, P.C. 2017-236, P.C. 2017-237, P.C. 2017-238, P.C. 2017-239 and P.C. 2017-240. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-421-3-17. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)

— P.C. 2017-208, P.C. 2017-209, P.C. 2017-210, P.C. 2017-211, P.C. 2017-212, P.C. 2017-213, P.C. 2017-214, P.C. 2017-215, P.C. 2017-216, P.C. 2017-217, P.C. 2017-218, P.C. 2017-219, P.C. 2017-220, P.C. 2017-221, P.C. 2017-222 and P.C. 2017-223. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-421-14-06. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Citizenship and Immigration)

— P.C. 2017-204, P.C. 2017-206 and P.C. 2017-207. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-421-4-14. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Government Operations and Estimates)

— P.C. 2017-191, P.C. 2017-192, P.C. 2017-193, P.C. 2017-194, P.C. 2017-195, P.C. 2017-196, P.C. 2017-197, P.C. 2017-198, P.C. 2017-199, P.C. 2017-200, P.C. 2017-201, P.C. 2017-202 and P.C. 2017-203. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-421-16-11. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Human Resources, Skills and Social Development and the Status of Persons with Disabilities)

— P.C. 2017-187, P.C. 2017-188, P.C. 2017-189 and P.C. 2017-190. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-421-1-10. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Indigenous and Northern Affairs)

— P.C. 2017-181, P.C. 2017-182, P.C. 2017-183 and P.C. 2017-184. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-421-17-06. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on National Defence)

— P.C. 2017-205. — Sessional Paper No. 8540-421-24-12. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(6), referred to the Standing Committee on Transport, Infrastructure and Communities)

— by Ms. Joly (Minister of Canadian Heritage) — Summaries of the Corporate Plan and Operating and Capital Budgets for 2016-2017 to 2020-2021 of the Canadian Museum of Immigration at Pier 21, pursuant to the Financial Administration Act, R.S. 1985, c. F-11, sbs. 125(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-421-869-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)

— by Ms. Qualtrough (Minister of Sport and Persons with Disabilities) — Summary of the Corporate Plan for 2017-2018 of the Sport Dispute Resolution Centre of Canada, pursuant to the Physical Activity and Sport Act, S.C. 2003, c. 2, sbs. 32(4). — Sessional Paper No. 8562-421-864-02. (Pursuant to Standing Order 32(5), permanently referred to the Standing Committee on Canadian Heritage)

Petitions Filed with the Acting Clerk of the House

Pursuant to Standing Order 36, a petition certified by the Clerk of Petitions was filed as follows:

— by Mr. Spengemann (Mississauga—Lakeshore), one concerning international development and aid (No. 421-01260).

Adjournment

At 2:18 p.m., the Assistant Deputy Speaker adjourned the House until Monday at 11:00 a.m., pursuant to Standing Order 24(1).